Comedy breakthrough at NAF17

I've just come back from the third performance of The Dark Ages at this year's National Arts Festival. By far the best of the lot until now. I've been in a bit of a weird head space in the weeks leading up to the festival and this bled into my initial performances for the show … Continue reading Comedy breakthrough at NAF17

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Joburg comedy: always on my toes

So, I was back at Kitchener's Carvery Bar in Braamfontein for their weekly New Material Night gig on Tuesday. A really good night of comedy and the biggest crowd that I've seen in that intimate space - at least since I started playing there earlier this year. Before the show, it was really phenomenal bumping into the … Continue reading Joburg comedy: always on my toes

Lessons, laughter from Mojak Lehoko

I just came back from a live comedy show and I'm buzzing - even though it didn't involve stage time. Tonight I watched Mojak Lehoko in action. Razor-sharp wit, calm stage demeanour and a genuinely entertaining 70 odd minutes in his special How Did I Get Here? Staged at the POPArt Theatre in Joburg's Maboneng Precinct … Continue reading Lessons, laughter from Mojak Lehoko

Back on Joburg comedy circuit

It's been unbelievably long. Since I posted on this blog; since I shared the latest on the personal front AND since I performed at any Joburg comedy venue! This past Sunday was the first time since November 2009, I think. Sure, there was the whole Comedy Central shindig in May/June last year - but that … Continue reading Back on Joburg comedy circuit